Infectious Diseases of Sheep

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About the course

Course Summary

The purpose of this course is to provide detailed information on the major infectious diseases that impact at the flock level. Sessions will cover the biology, diagnosis and control of Maedi Visna, OPA, Johne’s disease, Border disease, CLA, EAE/Toxoplasmosis and SBV/Bluetongue. The course will provide the veterinary practitioner with the knowledge required to advise clients on the control, accreditation and prevention of these diseases. Discussion workshops on case-based examples will be included.

Course Content

  • The biology of each disease
  • The principles and limitation of diagnostics tests and their application for each disease
  • Advice on flock health management to prevent diseases
  • Practical approaches to control these diseases

Course Times

  • The course starts at 10.00am on Day One and will finish around 4.00pm on Day Two

Early bird price Inc VAT is £475 (net 395.833)

Standard price Inc VAT is £525 (net 437.5)


SAC Consulting Veterinary Services

  • Heather Stevenson BVMS DSHP MRCVS
  • Marion McMillan BVMS MRCVS

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